“Tenet” Secrets and More Unveiled at View Conference

In the year 2020, few films have caught the public imagination more than Tenet. More than just a film, Christopher Nolan's mind-bending espionage thriller has come to represent nothing less than a fight for survival by a theatrical feature industry brought to its knees by a global pandemic. On Friday 23 October, Andrew Jackson, Tenet … Continue reading “Tenet” Secrets and More Unveiled at View Conference

“School of Alyxa” Trilogy – 5-Star Reviews for German Editions

My fantasy adventure trilogy School of Alyxa is finally complete, in its original German incarnation, at least. What's more, I'm delighted to report the three novels have been picking up a heap of 5-star reviews on Amazon. In case you're wondering, I wrote these novels for middle-grade readers in my native language of English, under … Continue reading “School of Alyxa” Trilogy – 5-Star Reviews for German Editions

VIEW Conference 2020 – Free Access to all Sessions Online

VIEW Conference 2020 takes place from October 18 to 23. Italy’s premiere digital media conference unites 160 world-class filmmakers, producers, studio executives, animators, artists, game developers, musicians, journalists and educators for a lively week of 125 talks, workshops, masterclasses and panels. Traditionally held in Torino, Italy, this year’s conference will be an entirely virtual event, with … Continue reading VIEW Conference 2020 – Free Access to all Sessions Online

Publishers Weekly Reviews Dragoncharm

Fresh in this week is a brand new Publishers Weekly review of my epic fantasy novel Dragoncharm. Here's an extract: This fantasy adventure about feuding dragon species from Edwards offers well-rounded characters and moments of true excitement ... Edwards hits the ground running with thrilling action scenes and steadily mounting tension. My debut novel, Dragoncharm … Continue reading Publishers Weekly Reviews Dragoncharm

VIEW 2020 Goes Virtual with an Incredible Streaming Lineup

The creative powerhouse that is VIEW Conference 2020 takes place October 18-23rd, and this year all 90+ sessions are streaming online to a global audience. So you can choose to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Turin, Italy, or immerse yourself in the incredible lineup from the comfort of your armchair! Industry titans from the animation, visual effects, … Continue reading VIEW 2020 Goes Virtual with an Incredible Streaming Lineup

Dennis Muren at VIEW 2020

If you're a fan of Star Wars, visual effects, or just movies in general, you won't want to miss this hour-long virtual session with Dennis Muren, senior visual effects supervisor and creative director of Industrial Light & Magic. On Friday 23 October, 2020, the final day of this year's epic VIEW Conference, Muren will not … Continue reading Dennis Muren at VIEW 2020

VIEW 2020 Full Program Now Available

Yes, the full program of events for VIEW Conference 2020 is now available. So stop reading this, and head over to the VIEW 2020 website to prepare your schedule for the week. Check out the VIEW 2020 Program The 21st International VIEW Conference takes place 18-23 October 2020 in Turin, Italy. Visit the VIEW Conference … Continue reading VIEW 2020 Full Program Now Available

Roots of Cinema – Projection Screens

Da-Lite Screen & Scenic Co. advertisement, 1926. My current work-in-progress – a novel set in Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s – regularly sends me down all kinds of research rabbit-holes. Much as I’m writing fiction, I want to get as many of the facts straight as possible. My latest quest was driven by a … Continue reading Roots of Cinema – Projection Screens

From “Moana” to “Raya and the Last Dragon”

Here's a great opportunity to hear from Osnat Shurer, the Academy Award®-nominated producer of Disney's mega-hit Moana. In a special virtual session at VIEW Conference 2020, Shurer will share insights from her career as a filmmaker and documentarian and talk about her latest project, Disney's upcoming animated feature Raya and the Last Dragon, set to … Continue reading From “Moana” to “Raya and the Last Dragon”

Painting Dragons

When I turned my attention to the cover design for my self-published novel The Dragons of Bloodrock, I had a pretty clear idea of what I wanted: a giant grey dragon speeding over a desert, with a huge wall of red rock looming in the background. I roughed out a few pencil compositions before settling … Continue reading Painting Dragons